Noella D. Hayford, 89, of Biddeford, died Monday, June 3, 2013 at Southridge Living Center after a long illness. Visiting hours will be 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, June 7, 2013, followed by a funeral service at noon at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations in Noella’s name may be made to St. James School, 25 Graham St., Biddeford, ME 04005. To share condolences online, please visit

Melanie Bowdoin Hilton, 54, a resident of Alewive Road in Kennebunk, died Monday, June 3, 2013 at her residence, after a tough battle with cancer. Per her request, there will be no funeral services. A celebration of her life will be held at the convenience of the family. Should friends desire, donations in Melanie’s name can be made to: The American Cancer Society, One Bowdoin Mill Island, Ste. 300, Topsham, ME 04086. Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk.

Stephen F. White Jr. of Dedham, and formerly of Biddeford, died June 3, 2013. Visiting hours at the George F. Doherty & Sons Wilson-Cannon Funeral Home, 456 High St., Dedham, will be Thursday from 4-8 p.m. A private service will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Biddeford, Maine. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dedham Animal Rescue League, 55 Anna’s Place, Dedham, MA 02026. For guestbook and directions, go to

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